The Connacht Hotel in Galway City was formerly known as The Carlton Hotel Galway. It dates from 1969 when it was launched as The Galway Ryan Hotel. The hotel has expanded and has been refurbished and modernised in recent times. Numerous extra facilities and bedrooms have been added during its 50 year history.
This 3 star Galway hotel is superbly located just a 5 minute drive from Galway city centre and ideal for Galway Arts Festival and Galway races patrons.
The hotel has onsite parking and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

Rooms at The Connacht Hotel

The Connacht Hotel Galway City has 267 rooms including double/twin, interconnecting rooms and one and two bedroom suites so everyone can find suitable accommodation here.
All rooms have en suite bathrooms with power shower, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, high speed internet access and a large safe.
Room types available at The Connacht Hotel Galway include:
Double Room, Twin Room, Standard Triple Room, Superior Triple Room, Standard Quadruple Room, Classic Quadruple Room, Superior Quadruple Room, Family Room, Family Room with Bunk Bed, Family Suite and a One-Bedroom Apartment.

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Check on your selected dates. Often there are attractive packages especially if booking well in advance or at off-peak times.


Ruebens Restaurant which is open for breakfast and dinner has an extensive menu of dishes relying heavily on locally produced meats, fish ansd vegetables. A Kids’ Menu is available.
Bar Solo which has a tasty bar menu with light snacks drinks including cocktails and live music at weekends.

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Leisure Centre

The leisure centre at The Connacht is one of the best in Galway with a 20m swimming pool, sauna & jacuzzi  as well as a gym equipped with an impressive range of the latest cardiovascular and strength training equipment’
The Friendly Fellows Kids Club is open during school holidays and at weekends and provides a wide range of activities for children of all ages in a safe environment.

Family Friendly Hotel in Galway

The Carlton Hotel Galway, (now The Connacht Hotel), welcomes families with children. With its family rooms, leisure center, kids menus and Lids Club this hotel is one of the best in Galway forchildren.

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